Object Title

Bayonet - Plug Bayonet

Bayonet - Plug Bayonet

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

X.64

Provenance

unknown

Physical Description

The blade is straight, double edged and of flattened diamond shaped section. The quillons are in the form of a flint knapping hammer and a chisel edge or turn-screw. The wooden grip swells in the usual plug bayonet form, near to the quillons, but the rest of the grip is of almost constant thickness, with very little taper towards the pommel. There is a simple copper alloy pommel cap

Dimensions

BladeLength370 mm
OverallLength544 mm
OverallWeight322 g

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Italy/Europe